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  • Scots: [Blackhull or Mirkhull] Error: {{Lang}}: text has italic markup (help)
Blackhill is located in Scotland
OS grid reference NS627666
Council area
Lieutenancy area
  • Glasgow
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GLASGOW
Postcode district G33 1
Dialling code 0141
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Glasgow North East
Scottish Parliament
  • Glasgow Provan
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55°52′22″N 4°11′45″W / 55.8729°N 4.1959°W / 55.8729; -4.1959

Blackhill (Scottish Gaelic: [Cnoc Dubh] Error: {{Lang}}: text has italic markup (help)) is an area of north east Glasgow, Scotland. It is directly bordered by the M80 motorway to the west and the M8 motorway to the south. The neighbourhood falls within the North East ward under Glasgow City Council.

Notable residents

  • Paul Ferris, writer and former gangster

Source and further information

  • Damer, Seán. Last exit to Blackhill : the stigmatization of a Glasgow housing scheme. University of Glasgow, Centre for Housing Research, 1992
  • Sparks, Ian. Working with a community : the Blackhill Project 1972-77 Barkingside/Dr Barnardo's, (1978)

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